700 participants will compete in this test
This morning the Casal de Paguera hosted the press conference to present the second edition of the Challenge Paguera-Mallorca.
Among the attendees have participated Mario Mola, which makes its debut in the distance and in USyas statements "with great enthusiasm ... it is a different distance from the one I will face tomorrow in Paguera, but I take it with great enthusiasm and motivation and I have worked and prepared the competition"
Mario Mola He faces his debut in the middle distance "with great enthusiasm ... it is a different distance than the one I will face tomorrow in Paguera, but I take it with great enthusiasm and motivation and I have worked and prepared the competition".
The 2014 and 2015 world runner-up highlighted the circuits "it is fortunate to be able to swim at this time of year, in October, in open water, I think that in few places you can do it." Asked about the circuits, he pointed out that "it is a very enjoyable circuit, despite the distance - I'm not used to it - but the circuits invite you to enjoy it, which combines uphill sections with flat sections ... very varied."
Marcel Zamora, a Spanish benchmark in long distance with a wide track record in this modality, acknowledged being in love with the area in which he has trained on previous occasions, “it is a circuit that is grateful. It's tough, it was divided into two parts with a first part being harder on the inside, along with a second part that was quite fast ”. Among his main adversaries I highlight the presence on the starting list of Mola, along with Filip Ospaly or Giulio Molinari, among others ”.
Finally, Maja Stage Nielsen, bronze medal in the 2014 edition confirmed her good moment affirming that "I really want to compete, I am very happy to be here again. I feel very fit and I am ready to give everything tomorrow. "
An 2015 edition that will start tomorrow from the 9: 00 hours, with the exit located in the beach of Torà of the municipality of Paguera for after 1, 9 km of swimming out on the beach of La Romana and go to the first transition. From then on, the triathletes will start the impressive and demanding cycling tour.
A winding section of 90 km, very technical that incorporates strong slopes through a sector that combines mountain, natural landscapes at the foot of the Serra de Tramuntana (World Heritage of UNESCO), traditional towns such as the iconic Es Capdellà, costa, and some of the most well-known tourist centers of Europe going into Palmanova, Magaluf, El Toro, Santa Ponça. To finish with 21 km of running race in the vicinity of Paguera.
There are no previous results.